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Burton Orange Longyear papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.101

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one letter and photograph from C. H. Kaufman regarding the fungus Leptonia rosea (1906).


  • Creation: 1906


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.


Burton Orange Longyear was born in 1868. He attended Michigan Agricultural College in 1891 as a freshman and as a sophomore the following year. In 1894, he was hired as an Instructor of Botany and continued until accepting an Assistant Professor of Horticulture and Botany position at the Agricultural College of Colorado in May of 1904. He died in 1969.

While an instructor at M.A.C., he attended courses as a special student beginning in 1901 and graduated with a B. S. with the class of 1903. He also was an advisor for the Agricultural Station for 2 years. He wrote a number of articles and booklets and his area of specialty was Michigan fungus.


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Burton Orange Longyear Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
E. Busch
August 2009
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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